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Abuse crisis a reminder of tough lessons learned in LA

“You are no longer alone.”

That line was written August 27 by the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, in an apology to “survivors of abuse and the families who have lost a loved one to abuse” in one of his several statements regarding the re-emerging clerical sex abuse scandal.

He also referenced the “hundreds of professionally trained staff” who have been “working with the Church to support survivors and prevent future abuse,” and hailed the U.S. Church’s “zero-tolerance” policy, screening and training procedures, victim assistance coordinators, prompt reporting to civil authorities, and lay review boards.

Read the full Angelus News article here.